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focusnoun arena, center, center of activity, center of attention, center of attraction, center of consciousness, center of interest, central point, centrality, convergence, converging point, focal point, gathering place, goal, heart, hub, objective, point of concentration, point of convergence
Associated concepts: target of an investigation
focusverb attend, attend minutely, bring into focus, bring the mind to bear upon, bring together, center, come to a point, concenter, concentrate on, connentrate the mind, concentrate the thoughts, direct one's thoughts to, direct toward one object, examine closely, fix on, fix the thoughts upon, give attention, give the mind to, look to, meditate upon, occupy the thoughts with, regard carefully, render central
Associated concepts: focus an investigation on a suspect
See also: center, concentrate, consolidate, converge, devote, gravamen, pinpoint